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Education reformers in Pennsylvania have asked the state's highest court to force lawmakers to revamp the school aid formula

09.14.16 | Bob Price

They argue the current funding system makes it so poor students go home at night without textbooks and graduate from high school without ever using a computer. The justices appeared reluctant, however to micro-manage lawmakers who divvy up more...

Republican Party leaders in Monroe, Livingston, and Steuben counties in western New York will pick a candidate tonight to run in November for the 133rd Assembly District

09.14.16 | Bob Price

This, after the bizarre primary win last night of a dead lawmaker. Bill Nojay secured more than 60% of the vote, despite committing suicide five days ago.Nojay's opponent, the mayor of Honeoye Falls, Richard Milne says he's devastated by the...

Phone scam in the Southern Tier

09.13.16 | Bob Price

Vestal police have received 3 complaints this week from people who say they have been targeted by people falsely claiming to be NYSEG and threatening to shut off their power if they don't pay immediately. Authorities say the scammers are telling...

Faculty at Pa. Universities Approve Strike Authorization Vote

09.13.16 | Bob Price

We're another step closer to possibly having a faculty strike at Mansfield University.   Faculty members at Mansfield and 13 other state universities have approved a strike authorization vote.   It gives faculty union leaders the...

Boy Battling Brain Cancer Sworn In As Ithaca Police Officer

09.13.16 | Bob Price

A 9-year old Ithaca boy battling brain cancer is now the newest member of the Ithaca Police Department. Colin Hayward Toland was sworn in as an honorary officer Monday at Stewart Park on the southern tip of Cayuga Lake. Since the age of two...

Lost dog found alive, 80 miles from home

09.13.16 | Bob Price

When Pam and Joe McLaughlin of Allegany County lost their dog in February, they feared the worst. “I thought he was gone,” Joe McLaughlin said. “Either hit by a car, or we have a lot of coyotes. But he survived, and it’s...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is heading to court tomorrow to defend his education spending

09.12.16 | Terry Diener

On Tuesday, Wolf's Democratic administration and the Republican-controlled legislature will try to persuade the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit that would compel the state to provide more money to public schools.The lawsuit, which...

A central New York gal was nearly crowned this year's Miss America

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Ithaca, New York's Camille Sims was named the second runner-up at last night's competition in Atlantic City. Sims graduated from Cornell University.

A Pennsylvania state trooper seriously wounded in the 2014 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks is suing the alleged gunman and his parents

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Alex Douglass had to undergo nearly two dozen surgeries in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Bryan Dickson.  Douglas spent nearly a year in the hospital. Eric Frein evaded capture for 48 days in the woods of Monroe and Pike...

Today we get a little relief from the September sizzle

09.09.16 | Bill Price

It won't last for very long though. Meterologist Kevin Williams says the humidity builds again tomorrow before a cool front swoops through late on saturday.   It'll feel fall-like by Sunday. Strong storms last night knocked out power to...

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